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A confession of faith owned and consented unto by the elders & messengers of the churches assembled at Boston in New England, May 12. 1680. : Being the second session of that synod (1699)

Author: Reforming Synod (1679-1680 : Boston, Mass.); Rawson, Grindal, 1659-1715; Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent in America
Volume: Copy 1
Subject: Covenants (Church polity); Indians of North America; Massachuset language; Indian linguistics; Congregational churches; Imprint 1699
Publisher: Boston : Re-printed by Bartholomew Green, and John Allen
Language: English; Algonquian
Call number: b3906207
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana

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English title page printed on p. [2] and Massachuset title page printed on p. [3]. English and Indian texts printed on opposite pages

Massachuset title page reads: Wunnamptamoe sampoonaonk wussampoowontamun nashpe moeuwehkomunganash ut New-England. Qushkenumun en Indiane unnontowaonganit. Nashpe Grindal Lawson, &c. and has imprint: Mushauwomuk [i.e. Boston]. Printeuun nashpe Bartholomew Green, kah John Allen. 1699

First printed Boston, 1680. Grindall Rawson translated this work by order of the Commissioners for Propagation of the Gospel among the Indians

Epistle Dedicatory, dedicated to Lieutenant Governor William Stoughton and Reverend Increase Mather, is signed by Rawson and gives a brief account of missionary labors among the Indians

Signatures: A-L M (-M4) (A1 recto, M3 verso blank)

Title pages printed within ornamental borders; woodcut headpieces



Wing (2nd ed.)

Pilling, J.C. Algonquian

Holmes, T.J. Increase Mather


John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: wanting English language title page, p. 161, and p. [2-5], contents, at end; Massachuset language title page torn and mutilated and repaired with text reproduced in pen and ink; p. 159-160 torn and mutilated at corners and wanting text; these leaves have been repaired; closely trimmed at foot of text block affecting signatures and catchwords

John Carter Brown Library copy 2 imperfect: wanting English language title page; Massachuset language title page and p. [5-10] torn, mutilated and repaired with loss of text; wanting all after p. 156; closely trimmed at head of text block affecting running title and page numbers

John Carter Brown Library copy transcription of English title pages from facsimile reproduction in bibliographic file; full signature collation from Evans digital online; transcription of English title page in copy 1 reproduced in pen and ink on verso of flyleaf facing Massachuset title page;

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